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Pachymelon

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Pachymelon was named by Marwick (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 614,681]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Zidoninae by Beu et al. (1990); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Pachymelon Marwick
1990Pachymelon Beu et al. p. 416
2002Pachymelon Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyZidoninaeAdams and A 1853
genusPachymelonMarwick 1926

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available